DeShawn is a modern name that combines the prefix "de" with the name "shawn." Since "de" usually means "son of," DeShawn is generally understood to mean "son of Shawn." The name is still frequently used, but the popularity of DeShawn has been declining in recent years.
Similar Names: DeShaun, DeSean
Famous Deshawn Names: DeShawn Stevenson (basketball player), DeShawn Wynn (football player)